Sila Lat District

Amphoe Sila Lat ( in Thai อำเภอ ศิลา ลาด ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) in the north of the province of Si Saket. The Si Saket province is located in the northeast region of Thailand, the so-called Isaan.


Amphoe Sila Lat borders the following districts (from the south clockwise): Amphoe Rasi Salai on in the province of Si Saket, Amphoe Phon Sai to, Nong Hi and Phanom Phrai the province of Roi Et, Maha Chana Chai and at Amphoe Yasothon Province.


Sila Lat was on 1 July 1997 initially as a small district ( King Amphoe ) was established by four Tambon Amphoe Rasi Salai were separated from.

On 15 May 2007, the Thai government had decided that all 81 King Amphoe to rise in the simple Amphoe status to unify the administration. With the publication in the Royal Gazette " Issue 124 chapter 46" of 24 August 2007, this decision officially entered into force.


Amphoe Sila Lat is divided into four communities ( tambon), which in turn in 44 villages ( Muban ) are divided.

There are also four " Tambon Administrative Organizations" (TAO, องค์การ บริหาร ส่วน ตำบล - administrative organizations) in the district.